Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners
HLTAHW060 Mapping and Delivery Guide
Plan for medical emergencies
Issue Date: February 2019
||Unit of Competency||HLTAHW060 - Plan for medical emergencies|
|Learning Outcomes and Application||This unit describes the required skills and knowledge to prepare and promote a plan of action for providing a clinical response to emergencies of a medical nature in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities.This unit applies to those Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Workers working independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities. The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.|
|Duration and Setting||X weeks, nominally xx hours, delivered in a classroom/online/blended learning setting.
Skills must be demonstrated working:
in a health service or centre
individually or as a member of a multidisciplinary primary health care team
with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities.
In addition, simulations and scenarios must be used where the full range of contexts and situations cannot be provided in the workplace or may occur only rarely. These are situations relating to emergency or unplanned procedures where assessment in these circumstances would be unsafe or is impractical.
Simulated assessment environments must simulate the real-life working environment where these skills and knowledge would be performed, with all the relevant equipment and resources of that working environment.
Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.
Assessment must be undertaken by a workplace assessor who has expertise in this unit of competency and who is:
an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Worker
accompanied by an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who is a recognised member of the community with experience in primary health care
|Development and validation strategy and guide for assessors and learners||Student Learning Resources||Handouts
|Assessment 1||Assessment 2||Assessment 3||Assessment 4|
|Elements of Competency||Performance Criteria|
|Element: Elements define the essential outcomes.|
|Element: Liaise with relevant agencies and key people|
|Element: Develop an emergency plan|
|Element: Document, distribute and promote the emergency action plan|
|Element: Evaluate and modify the emergency action plan|